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UCCS PG A G OLF M ANAGEM ENT

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DIRECTOR

By Mollie Sutherland, PGA, LPGA Director, UCCS PGA Golf Management Program

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

Director’s Update

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New Additions

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Where are they Now

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Save the Dates

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What’s Up Doc

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Depending on your location, you may be roaming the aisles of the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, enjoying an offseason vacation or welcoming snowbirds as you launch a new season. The UCCS PGA Golf Management Program is eager to inform you about the latest happenings and upcoming events of the program! The current students continue to achieve success on the 2.0 Knowledge Tests and application of the new PGA 2.0 Education. The internship network and placement network continues to grow. Last season’s cohorts covered the country and received impressive remarks and evaluations. You continue to define the internship

Kevin Fitzgerald, Laura Gritz, Greg Gomez, and Dan Adkins experience and represent the program professionally. The performance of interns and alumni encourages sites to hire our graduates or create more unique internship opportunities!

first ten years of the program created a strong foundation for the next ten years... and more! The program wants your support, participation and commitment to continuing to Create the Next Generation

Check your calendar and plan to join us at section meetings, workshops, on-campus events or upcoming golf outings. The

ideas or suggestions, please contact me at (719) 255-3609 or msutherl@uccs.edu.

of Leaders in the Golf Industry. If you have any

NEW ADDITIONS By Mark Bacheldor, PGA Internship Coordinator

It is exciting and humbling to be back here with the PGA Golf Management Program, now on the other side of the coin as part of the Program Team. My goal is to provide the students with a platform for experience in the industry while offering them real-world advice from my background in the

industry. I will continue to identify great opportunities for students to not only have a name on their resume, but to truly learn from dedicated PGA Golf Professionals. I look forward to visiting your facility and learning more about your internship opportunities for the students here at UCCS. Please feel free to reach out to me for finding the perfect students for your operation. Thank you, Mark Bacheldor, PGA 719-255-4100

Chad Miller, PGA Professional and Player Development Instructor for the UCCS PGA Golf Management Program. Chad teaches the Introduction to Teaching and Intermediate Instruction courses and provides individual golf instruction to the current students.


The Back Nine Winter 2013